Plant Care Crab Apple

Crab Apple

1.0 out of 5 (1 experiences)

Crab Apple has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet

Also known as

European crab apple

Taxonomy

Malus sylvestris
Malus
Rosaceae
Rosales

How to care for Crab Apple

Water

How often to water your Crab Apple

Water needs for Crab Apple
0.5 cups
every 9

Crab Apple needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Crab Apple

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Select a city to check sunlight intensity

Finding light for Crab Apple in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Crab Apple: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Crab Apple love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Crab Apple does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Crab Apple in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Crab Apple

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Crab Apple: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Crab Apple after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Soil
Fertilizer
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors
Propagation

Care Summary for Crab Apple

Crab Apple

Crab Apple


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Crab Apple has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Eeal avatar
@Eeal
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 58 XP
05/20/2021

L

Pest magnet Pest magnet

Trending in your area

Similar to Crab Apple

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in